Learning Locally to Understand Globally: Getting a Grasp on COVID Epidemiology

With cases still climbing in many parts of the world, the need to understand the epidemiological factors that underlie the transmission, behavior, and prevention of COVID-19 has become increasingly important. … Continue reading “Learning Locally to Understand Globally: Getting a Grasp on COVID Epidemiology”

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Dr. Marie Davidian to Deliver Lecture & Receive 2021 Zelen Award – 5/6

Join us for our last annual award of the semester, when Dr. Marie Davidian will deliver a lecture and be presented with the 2021 Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical Science! Thursday, May 6, … Continue reading “Dr. Marie Davidian to Deliver Lecture & Receive 2021 Zelen Award – 5/6”

On the Data Frontline – Department of Biostatistics Alumni and Career Development Series featured in ASA’s Amstat News, STATtr@k!

Recently the ASA published the informative article ‘On the Data Frontline: Biostatisticians in the Hospital Research Setting,’ written by instructor Dr. Erin Lake, ScD ’01, Co-Director of the SM BIO programs … Continue reading “On the Data Frontline – Department of Biostatistics Alumni and Career Development Series featured in ASA’s Amstat News, STATtr@k!”

Cytel/Pfizer Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccines Trials – 4/28

COVID- 19 Vaccine Trials: Novel Aspects of Design and Challenges of Analysis’ During this webinar a panel of Cytel experts will collaborate with external speakers from Pfizer to discuss: Clinical … Continue reading “Cytel/Pfizer Webinar on COVID-19 Vaccines Trials – 4/28”

Francesca Dominici to give MIT’s Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture – 4/21

The 18th Annual Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture Hosted by the Center for Global Change Science and Dept. of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT Francesca Dominici, PhD Clarence James … Continue reading “Francesca Dominici to give MIT’s Henry W. Kendall Memorial Lecture – 4/21”

HCMPH Annual Symposium: The Microbiome & Infectious Diseases – 5/17

The third annual Harvard Chan Microbiome in Public Health Center (HCMPH) symposium is on May 17, 2021. This year in particular, it is important to highlight the human microbiome’s role not only … Continue reading “HCMPH Annual Symposium: The Microbiome & Infectious Diseases – 5/17”

COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science Webinar w. Dr. Harvey Fineberg – 3/18

The COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science webinar series features the latest research that is positioned on the cusp of new understanding and analysis of COVID-19 pandemic data, and promotes data-driven research … Continue reading “COPSS-NISS COVID-19 Data Science Webinar w. Dr. Harvey Fineberg – 3/18”

Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science Forum – 3/16

“Ushering in safe, effective, and ethical medicine in the digital era” March 16, 2021   |    12pm-1pm  |  Zoom Link  |  RSVP here Ariel Stern, Associate Professor at Harvard Business School Andrea Coravos, CEO of … Continue reading “Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science Forum – 3/16”

Xihong Lin Named 2021 Mosteller Statistician of the Year

Congratulations to Professor Xihong Lin who has been named the 2021 Mosteller Statistician of the Year! The award is in recognition of her pioneering work on statistical methods for the analysis of massive genomic, … Continue reading “Xihong Lin Named 2021 Mosteller Statistician of the Year”